If you’re anything like me or know somebody like me, you’ll want to check out these gifts that are perfect for the indoorsy type. The person who loves making their house a home, bit by bit, because the things we keep in our home matter. You’re welcome.
You can’t ever have too many beautiful picture frames, and this one especially is a show-stopper in and of itself. You could frame a sentimental note or a keepsake memory and gift it to a loved one.
We have this in the kitchen, and it’s substantial in size and perfect for faux and real stems year-round. The texture and shape make it look expensive, but it’s an unbeatable $50! My sister proclaimed, “A big vase makes the best gift because it’s something I really want but struggle buying for myself!” So true!
This is the Pura and Studio McGee fragrance collab we all needed. Shea was kind enough to send me this set, and let me tell you, these scents balance each other so well. Santal Vanilla is warm and inviting, and White Bergamot is fresh and invigorating! It’s the perfect starter kit for somebody new to Pura or for an experienced user.
This brass easel is the perfect gift for displaying art, a photograph, or a cookbook in the kitchen. The brass itself is a work of art, and it comes in three different sizes. Destined to make any homebody happy.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Chris loves these knives! If there’s somebody in your life who loves to cook, they would thank you forever for gifting a Material knife. “The best bang for the buck” he says.
I bought this candle because of the name, pretty brass jar and crossed my fingers that I would love the scent as well. Hearth & Hand did not disappoint! It’s the perfect balance of woodsy and citrus to enjoy all season long.
When Chris and I got married, we were gifted a serving platter just like this, and we still use it to this day! Any home-obsessed person is going to love this because it’s functional and beautiful.
We have this stoneware mixing bowl, and I think it’s so charming for storing fruit or as a serving dish. It’s an incredible size for an incredible price, and this whole Amazon shop has lots of hand-made goods.
This hand soap came out on top in the hand soap test we did. The packaging is minimal and beautiful, and the smell is incredibly intoxicating. Would make the perfect gift.
I have these cute little measuring cups. They are charming enough to leave out on display, and you cannot beat that price! These would be really sweet paired with a cookie mix.
One of the most asked-for kitchen links is this oil cruet that Chris keeps in the little range nook. I’m all about having beautiful and functional pieces, both to gift and keep ;).
You’ve got to be kidding me with these gorgeous twisted tapered candles. This sangria color is so elegant and rich, but there’s 4 colors to choose from. Would be really to gift with a decorative match box.
I love this coffee table book! It’s beautiful on its own and its pages are filled with timeless furniture, textiles, and details that any home-obsessed person would lust over time and time again.
For Christmas last year I got Chris a similar wooden mortar & pestle that he uses weekly! This would be the perfect gift for that person in your life that enjoys spending time in the kitchen.
You can’t ever have enough wooden pedestals. They’re the ultimate essential decor because they’re so versatile, and any homeowner (or renter) could use one!
Our girls know that when the dinner bell rings, it’s time to drop what you’re doing and head down to eat! This bell adds so much character to our kitchen, and I love that it is embedded into our everyday life.
Need more ideas? Check out last year’s gift guide for the home!
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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